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Core i7-6800K vs Core i9-11900

Core i7-6800K vs Core i9-11900: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Intel Core i7-6800K

3.4 GHz | 6-core

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Intel Boxed Core i7-6800K Processor (15M Cache up to 3.60 GHz) FC-LGA14A 3.4 6 BX80671I76800K

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Intel Core i9-11900

2.5 GHz | 8-core

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Intel® Core™ i9-11900 Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 5.2 GHz LGA1200 (Intel® 500 Series & Select 400 Series Chipset) 65W

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Intel Core i7-6800K

3.4 GHz | 6-core

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Intel Boxed Core i7-6800K Processor (15M Cache up to 3.60 GHz) FC-LGA14A 3.4 6 BX80671I76800K

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Intel Core i9-11900

2.5 GHz | 8-core

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Intel® Core™ i9-11900 Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 5.2 GHz LGA1200 (Intel® 500 Series & Select 400 Series Chipset) 65W

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Key Differences

In short, we have a clear winner — Core i9-11900 outperforms the more expensive Core i7-6800K on the selected game parameters, and is also a better bang for your buck! The better performing Core i9-11900 is 1750 days newer than the more expensive Core i7-6800K.

Advantages of Intel Core i9-11900

  • Performs up to 29% better in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive than Core i7-6800K - 766 vs 596 FPS

  • Up to 20% cheaper than Core i7-6800K - $357.3 vs $444.01

  • Up to 36% better value when playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive than Core i7-6800K - $0.47 vs $0.74 per FPS

  • Consumes up to 54% less energy than Intel Core i7-6800K - 65 vs 140 Watts

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while Intel Core i7-6800K doesn't have integrated graphics

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i7-6800K Logo
Core i7-6800K

Desktop • May 31st, 2016


FPS

596

78%

Value, $/FPS

$0.74/FPS

43%

Price, $

$444.01

80%

Intel Boxed Core i7-6800K Processor (15M Cache up to 3.60 GHz) FC-LGA14A 3.4 6 BX80671I76800K

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Core i9-11900

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021


FPS

766

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.47/FPS

100%

Price, $

$357.3

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel® Core™ i9-11900 Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 5.2 GHz LGA1200 (Intel® 500 Series & Select 400 Series Chipset) 65W

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FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i7-6800K Logo
Core i7-6800K

Desktop • May 31st, 2016

Intel Core i9-11900 Logo
Core i9-11900

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i7-6800K Logo
Core i7-6800K

Desktop • May 31st, 2016


Single-Core

920

55%

Multi-Core

5500

59%

Intel Core i9-11900 Logo
Core i9-11900

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021


Single-Core

1676

100%

Multi-Core

9285

100%

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Intel Core i7-6800K

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Intel Core i9-11900

May 31st, 2016Release Date
Mar 16th, 2021
Core i7CollectionCore i9
Broadwell-ECodenameRocket Lake
Intel Socket 2011-3SocketIntel Socket 1200
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
6Cores
8
12Threads
16
3.4 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.5 GHz
3.6 GHzTurbo Clock Speed
5.2 GHz
140 WTDP
65 W
14 nmProcess Size14 nm
34.0x
Multiplier25.0x
NoneIntegrated Graphics
UHD Graphics 750
NoOverclockableNo

Builds Using Core i7-6800K or Core i9-11900

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, 1080p, High

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